Exploration & Production

Mexico’s gas output resurgent in the long term

Mexico intends to eventually become self-sufficient in gas production, but its reliance on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to rise until 2018 Mexico intends to eventually become self-sufficient in gas production, but its reliance on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to rise until 2018.
By Abhishek Kumar 17 November 2016 0 24252
Mexico's reliance on pipeline gas imports from the US is set to rise until 2018. (Gazprom)

Mexico’s gas sector is undergoing structural changes that the government hopes will boost domestic gas output in the medium-to-long term. Progress on opening up the upstream oil and gas sector to IOCs is going well, and is expected to start yielding results towards the end of the decade. The government has ambitious plans to make Mexico self-sufficient in gas production in the longer term and to reduce its dependence on pipeline gas, which is currently displacing LNG from the country.

Mexico’s gas sector is no stranger...